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There are several types of legal technology available to help organizations operate more efficiently. These include technology-assisted review, contract management software, information governance solutions, and predictive coding. However, not all...

Under the United States Bankruptcy Code, a debtor undergoing a chapter 11 reorganization has the unique opportunity to reject any unfavorable executory contracts or unexpired leases. The claims by counterparties in these situations will generally...

E-Discovery, as most people know, is a relatively young branch of legal practice. Depending on matters of definition, one could reasonably argue that it’s: ...12 years old, dating to the 2006 FRCP Amendments ...15 years old, dating to the...

Early in my career, an initial joint mediation session between the parties, their attorneys and the mediator was the norm, not the exception. Mediators used this initial joint session to educate the parties and attorneys on the differences between...

For those still in the dark about cryptocurrency, the North American Securities Administrators Association (aka NASAA) has released an animated video on the subject. According to NASAA, the video "focuses on concerns individuals should consider...

ANTICORRUPTION DEVELOPMENTS - DOJ Files Superseding Indictment in Haitian Port Corruption Plot - On October 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a superseding indictment in the District of Massachusetts against Roger Boncy charging...

Defendants in a lawsuit didn’t waive their right to arbitrate even after moving to dismiss and answering a complaint, a court held last week. Arbitration wasn’t waived because the defendants hadn’t filed affirmative defenses or counterclaims and had...

The closely watched Massachusetts cannabusiness case, Crimson Galeria Limited Partnership, et al. v. Healthy Pharms, Inc., et al., has been dismissed. On November 9, 2018, Judge Allison D. Burroughs of the U.S. District Court for the District of...

Letters of Credit (LOCs) have long been used to minimize the financial risk of international purchase agreements. Sellers and buyers may agree to use LOCs to ensure that goods are received and payment is remitted as intended. Essentially, LOCs...

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